Wake Forest Baptist, a part of Atrium Health, is recruiting for one resident for each of our PGY2 residency programs: Emergency Medicine and Cardiology. See information below about both programs.
When you contact us with an application, please tell us which program you are interested in.
Emergency Medicine Pharmacy Residency
The PGY2 Emergency Medicine Pharmacy Residency at Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center is a 12-month, full-time, postgraduate training experience at the health system’s 885-bed academic teaching hospital located in Winston-Salem, NC. This medical center serves the most critically ill adult and pediatric patients throughout the entire Triad/Piedmont area and is the region’s adult and pediatric level 1 trauma center and verified burn center.
This program focuses on developing the resident’s analytical, clinical, teaching, and leadership skills required to become a successful emergency medicine pharmacist. The resident will be quickly integrated into emergency medicine pharmacy team and work closely with attending physicians, medical residents, nurses, medics, advanced practice providers, and respiratory therapists to provide the best patient care possible. The resident will help precept PGY1 residents, APPE students, and, if desired, can obtain a teaching certificate. The resident will be involved in departmental and organizational initiatives to improve the safety and quality of patient care as it relates to emergency medicine. This program offers one position per academic year.
Required rotations include: Emergency medicine (6 months), Medical ICU (1 month), Trauma ICU (1 month),-Research (1 month), Project Management (Longitudinal), Pharmacy Practice Experience (Longitudinal), Leadership (Longitudinal), Education (Longitudinal)
Electives rotations include: Pediatric ICU, Neuro ICU, Cardiothoracic ICU, Medical ICU II, Critical Care Evenings, Toxicology
Cardiology Pharmacy Residency
The PGY2 Cardiology Residency program focuses on developing clinical analytical, teaching and leadership skills needed to care for cardiology patients. The program covers various different care settings including the intensive care unit, general floor, operating room, procedural areas and ambulatory clinic. The resident will be involved in departmental or organizational committees or initiatives that focus on the care of cardiology patients.
Required focused rotations include cardiac care 1&2, cardiothoracic surgery 1&2, advanced heart failure/heart transplant 1, electrophysiology, general cardiology, and a longitudinal experience in cardiology ambulatory care. Residents will also have one required selective rotation and will choose between medical ICU or emergency medicine. Elective rotations allow for exploration of the resident’s clinical interest and include repeating any of the above focused cardiology rotations as well as cardiology adjacent rotations such as nephrology, renal transplant, stroke service, neuro ICU and hospital medicine.
The resident will gain experience in academia through preceptorship of pharmacy students and residents as well as the option to give a didactic lecture at Wake Forest University Physician Assistant Program.
Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an ACPE accredited school of pharmacy, eligibility for licensure in the state of North Carolina or currently licensed in the state, and successful completion of an ASHP accredited PGY1 Pharmacy Residency.
About Wake Forest Baptist, a part of Atrium Health
Wake Forest Baptist, a part of Atrium Health, is a pre-eminent academic health system based in Winston-Salem, NC. Our two main components are an integrated clinical system- anchored by Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, an 885-bed tertiary care hospital- that includes Brenner Children’s Hospital, four community hospitals, more than 300 primary and specialty care locations and Wake Forest School of Medicine, the academic core of Atrium Health Enterprise and a recognized leader in experiential medical education. The organization admits approximately 60,000 inpatients each year, its emergency rooms have approximately 187,000 visits each year, and has close to 2 million outpatient visits at all ambulatory and outpatient departments.
Over 350 pharmacists, technicians, and leaders provide comprehensive pharmacy services spanning the continuum of care across multiple patient populations. WFBMC has a long history of clinical excellence and innovation in pharmacy practice. Today, the department provides service based clinical services to more than 47 inpatient services and a variety of ambulatory clinics. Pharmacists and technicians partner to ensure safe transitions of care during pat...ient admission and discharge and assist patients in accessing pharmaceutical care. In the ambulatory setting the Department of Pharmacy has community and specialty outpatient services as well as home infusion. Graduate Pharmacy Education consists of eleven residency programs, an internship program, and learning experiences for three schools of pharmacy in North Carolina.